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What Are the Most Common Bike Accident Injuries?

You should familiarize yourself with the most common injuries associated with bike accidents.

Unlike driving in a car, riding a bike leaves you completely exposed to everyone else on the road. This includes motorists and truck drivers, all of whom could collide with you on your bike, ejecting you from your seat and potentially causing serious injuries.

Fortunately, with the proper safety measures, such as wearing a protective helmet and reflective clothing to make your presence known, you can minimize the damage you would endure after a crash. However, you should always be aware of your surroundings and know what to expect in the event of a bike accident.

Minor Bike Accident Injuries

You should familiarize yourself with the most common injuries associated with bike accidents. These injuries tend to affect the arms and legs and may include:

  • Fractures
  • Strains
  • Lacerations
  • Contusions
  • Abrasions
Traumatic Bike Accident Injuries

Traumatic injuries from a bike accident, though less common, can cause catastrophic damage and ead to permanent disability. This may include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Skull fractures
  • Cranial hemorrhages
Fatal Bike Accident Injuries

There are many ways a bike accident could be fatal, and several factors may increase the odds. This can include alcohol consumption, speeding, distracting driving, and unsafe road conditions. For your safety and everyone else on the road, you must bike responsibly. However, when the unthinkable happens, you need an experienced bike accident attorney you can trust.

Dedicated Bike Accident Attorneys in Boston

Bike accidents happen instantly and can quickly turn your world upside down. For more than 20 years, Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers has been making a difference in bike accident victims’ lives when they need it most. This includes standing up to insurance companies who prioritize profits over people, to ensure clients recover the maximum compensation available to them.

If you or a loved one in Massachusetts has suffered injuries and damages in a bike accident through no fault of your own, the attorneys at Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers are here for you. Contact us by submitting a contact form online or calling our office at (617) 777-7777 for a free legal consultation today.

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